Jock Sturges - Radiant Identities Book Blicero Books
Jock Sturges - Radiant Identities Book Blicero Books
Jock Sturges - Radiant Identities Book Blicero Books
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Jock Sturges - Radiant Identities

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New York: Aperture, 1994. Paperback,  96 pages. 28,9 x 24,2 cm. First edition, third printing. A fine copy. Tightly bound paperback, covers and spine in perfect condition. clean book block. Like new.

Sturges' third book of black and white photographs 

Luminous gelatin silver prints

  • Introduction by Elizabeth Beverly, 'Inhabiting the Open Air', pp 15-22.
  • The Collaboration, p. 23
  • Afterword: A.D. Coleman, 'Metaphors of Metamorphosis', 

The settings are people's vacation homes and stretches of naturist beaches on France's Atlantic coast in Montalivet, and Northern California. The girl on the cover is Misty Dawn, one of the people Sturges has photographed throughout her lifetime, starting when she was four.

Often compared to the photographic work of Sally Mann, Sturges' photographic aesthetic is more traditionalist and idealist. No cracks in the mirror here. No little girls smoking cigarettes or having a swollen eye. No reminders of death and decay. Just